The weather has been teasing us; giving us glimpses of cotton candy clouds nestled against a blue sky and then back to rain-soaked gloomy days that try your patience in the worst possible way. Its a losing battle for the weather and soon it will have to give in to the impending summer that is fast approaching – or so I fervently hope!
On the few sunny days we have had so far, I am finding myself increasingly drawn to relax fit cotton dresses, my stash of ethnic Indian silver jewellery and my collection of converse trainers. Relaxed fit clothing is not everybody’s cup of tea; I, however, am a sucker for a relaxed outfit that’s easy to wear all day long.
I normally refrain from commenting on movie stars in my blog but I am going to make an exception today. Let’s talk Sonam Kapoor; I know many consider Sonam Kapoor a bona fide fashionista and others vehemently disagree. Overall, I am a fan of her personal fashion statement and styling choices. Sure she gets it wrong sometimes, but honestly who doesn’t! One of the reasons I am a fan is because way back in the day, I found her to be one of the few mainstream actresses who was happy to step out and make a statement in fashionable relaxed clothing (and champion other styles I love like brogues) and didn’t always feel the need to be seen in figure-hugging clothes at all times like many others. I appreciated her diverse approach to clothing (it was a breath of fresh air) and how she was able to oscillate between a variety of styles and have some fun with fashion. For this versatility alone – I am in the fan club camp and always look forward to seeing her fashion choices.
I have already seen quite a few relaxed summer dresses that I have my eye on and I think the battle this summer may be to refrain from buying any more. Ironically, perhaps, some more shapely dresses need to make it into my wardrobe this summer. Below I am wearing two relaxed fit dresses that I have purchased recently. The first dress is a relaxed Midi dress from Zara with a linen scarf and silver converse sneakers. The second dress is a striped cotton dress from Uniqlo – they always do great fuss-free summer cotton dresses and I buy one at least one every year. I have paired it with my beloved yellow converse sneakers for a pop of colour.
These relaxed fit dresses will be a summer staple as soon as summer actually arrives! How do you feel about relaxed fit wear – do you loathe it, like it or love it like me? Have a great weekend and hopefully the sun will be out soon. Thank you so much for reading Isha’s Verdict.
Clothes and Accessories:
Dress 2 – Uniqlo
Dress 1 – Zara
Blue Handbag – All Saints
Glasses – Tory Burch
Trainers – Converse
Scarf – Massimo Dutti